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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its quite hard to get to if you miss the turn off because its on a one way street, however once there, the staff take really good care of you and are really lovely. This has to be the cleanest room Ive e er stayed in and whilst quite tiny, it has everything needed. The only thing we found was...

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Paul W, Owner at 16 Northgate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello and thankyou for your review. We are really pleased that you had a great stay. I'll definitely pass onto our staff how you found the unit so clean! Sorry about the bed, we normally get glowing reviews about our new Sleepyhead beds. But will look into it. We do hope to see you again. Thanks again.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to stay when visiting New Plymouth. The 3-bedroom house is so comfortable and feels like home. The owners are very welcoming and a bonus is the spa pool and BBQ area. Only 5 minutes from central New Plymouth.

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Paul W, Owner at 16 Northgate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello and thankyou for your review. We are really pleased that you had a comfortable home away from home stay. We hope you choose to stay with us again.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comfortable bed, spacious room. Was a bit cautious after reading other's comments about the road noise, but didn't find it annoying at all. The person who booked me in could have been more welcoming, however to be fair, he also checked me out and he was very pleasant in doing so!!

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Paul W, Owner at 16 Northgate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello and thankyou for writing a review following your stay. We are pleased that you had a comfortable stay and yes, we know that the double glazing works! As the owners that was our first expensive upgrade. We are very sorry that you found your welcome not as you would expect, sometimes we can also be very busy with our...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay here was brief but we really enjoyed the motel. It is a bit of a walk from the town centre and across one fairly busy road by NZ standards but we managed fine. Nice sized rooms with good bathrooms and facilities.

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Paul W, Owner at 16 Northgate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello and thankyou for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Yes, it is a brisk 10 minute walk to town or a 15 minute stroll roughly. But there are plenty of eating out choices within minutes with supermarkets nearby too. We hope to see you again another time.

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed on the upper level away from the main road. the unit was clean and comfortable with good facilities and very quiet. A 15 minute walk to restaurant area or the coastal walkway. a great place to stay.

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Paul W, Owner at 16 Northgate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello and thankyou for reviewing your stay with us. Yes a short walk into town, but going along the walkway is so lovely by the beaches. We are pleased you had a quiet and comfortable stay. Please come and visit us again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay at the Northgate was super lovely. The staff were amazing, the unit was modern, very clean and warm. The motor lodge was a 10min walk from town, so was incredibly convenient. I would highly recommend staying here!

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Paul W, Owner at 16 Northgate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello and thankyou so much for taking the time to write such a positive review. We are pleased that you found your stay to be ''the perfect spot.'' We do hope to see you again the next time you stay in New Plymouth.

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed November 1, 2016

My sister and I took our elderly parents away for a three day weekend. We had the four bedroom apartment off Lemon Street. Very quiet and spacious. Beds were clean and comfortable. Full kitchen with dishwasher and also washing machine in the unit. Met our needs well. Accessibility for our elderly parents was good. No steps to negotiate. Would stay...

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Paul W, Owner at 16 Northgate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We are so pleased that the apartment was suitable for your stay. We thought this type of accommodation would be a great choice after you rang us and we talked about the necessary requirements you needed. So glad that you had an enjoyable stay. We hope to see you again in New Plymouth. Thankyou for your review.

Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Right by the road, but due to great insulation it's super quiet. Really friendly and welcoming. Clean, well maintained. I had a "business room" with well appointed galley, large table, king size bed, lots of space and more TV channels than you can watch in one evening. Very close to all shops and lost of restaurants. 5 min to airport,...

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Paul W, Owner at 16 Northgate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello and thankyou so much for your positive review. We are so pleased that you found your business stay a great one. Yes, we are in a good location and look forward to seeing you next time. Thankyou once again.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

We had booked a King Studio Online through Agoda.com. Nice clean rooms. Kitchenette facility available. Heat pump in rooms is good and handy. Now some issues which we would like to point out; Need some more lighting in rooms as the LED bulbs dont cover the entire room especially where we had our dining table. Now we had booked online...

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Paul W, Owner at 16 Northgate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello and thankyou for your feedback. Firstly, there is adequate lighting which has been assessed by Qualmark whom we are members of. There is a desk lamp on the dining table. We are most sorry that you feel mistreated, we were only trying to give you the best rate possible that you seemed so very determined to get. We enjoy...

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Really nice place to stay, not overpriced. We booked last minute and enjoyed the room and facilities which were all top notch. Up to date amenities are something I always look for in a room. Had all sky channels which I haven't seen in a motel/hotel before

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Paul W, Owner at 16 Northgate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for your most positive review following your stay. We are really pleased that the unit was all you needed. We are continually putting our time and funds back into the motel to provide a comfortable and up to date stay for our guests. We certainly hope you will stay with us again if you return to New...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
MY SKY HDi (50+ channels, recordable decoders) now in our Super King Studios! Or book a Queen Studio with GUEST SELECT, you be in control of what you'd like to watch!! 23 comfortable non-smoking serviced studio units. Fully equipped with cooking facilities allowing guests to be fully self contained. FREE wireless broadband internet and the use of a business centre. Quiet heat pumps/air conditioners in all studios adds to a comfortable stay throughout the year. Te Henui & Coastal walkway access on our doorstep. Enjoy Pukekura Park, the Bowl of Brooklands and the local beaches all within walking distance. Private and relaxing garden and BBQ area. Complimentary use of bikes, DVD players and a selection of DVDs. Park right outside of your room for easy access and security. Walking distance to supermarkets, takeaway outlets and restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 16 Northgate Motor Lodge

Address: 16-18 Northgate, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
Price Range: $83 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 16 Northgate Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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“The 3-bedroom house is great for groups.”
 of 5 bubbles Dhux64, 4 days ago | Read review
“Second Floor studio”
 of 5 bubbles heath531, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Choose down stairs if you have a lot of luggage”
 of 5 bubbles mizmae2, Oct 29, 2016 | Read review
“If you're in the front rooms, you will need to keep the double glazed windows closed... bit of road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Chaz258, Oct 15, 2016 | Read review
“we had a room at the front, right on the road, and could not hear the traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles carolynh83, Apr 29, 2016 | Read review
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